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  1. Stephen Hawking's Universe: Home-grown Star

    Home-grown Star

    To demonstrate how stars are formed, Hawking imagines what would happe...

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  2. Sci-Fi Science: Designing a Light Sabre

    Designing a Light Sabre

    Looking to design a light sabre the same as those found in Star Wars? ...

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  3. Sci-Fi Science: Finding Light Sabre Crystals

    Finding Light Sabre Crystals

    Is it possible to build a light sabre just like those found in Star Wa...

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  4. Stephen Hawking's Universe: Our Interstellar Future

    Our Interstellar Future

    The greatest challenge posed by trans-galactic exploration may be the ...

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Home-grown Star

To demonstrate how stars are formed, Hawking imagines what would happen if a soccer ball size star achieved fusion ignition in a sports stadium.

Designing a Light Sabre

Looking to design a light sabre the same as those found in Star Wars? Dr. Michio Kaku reveals how we could one day build a light sabre using products found on Earth.

Finding Light Sabre Crystals

Is it possible to build a light sabre just like those found in Star Wars? The key may be found inside of a crystal.

Our Interstellar Future

The greatest challenge posed by trans-galactic exploration may be the re-engineering of human life spans to match the time required for travel between star systems.

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